Less than six months after leading the Houston Rockets to the Western Conference Finals for the first time in 18 years, the organization decided to part ways with head coach Kevin McHale just 11 games into the 2015 season. Apparently, the former coach still holds a bit of resentment with how his tenure ended as he explained […]
After missing Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals for the Anaheim Ducks, John Gibson reflects on what may have been if he played that postseason game and looks ahead to the upcoming season
The Nashville Predators have gotten younger and are more determined than ever to chase the franchise's first Stanley Cup after the Western Conference champs missed out in their first chance in the Stanley Cup Final
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The Trojans emerged from their opening Saturday unscathed, securing a 49-31 victory over Western Michigan, but they were never comfortably ahead until the final minutes. Late in the third quarter, the Broncos, a Mid-American Conference foe, grabbed a 21-14 lead after a double-pass turned into a touchdown. USC ended with four fourth-quarter touchdowns.
Pablo Mastroeni led the Rapids to the Western Conference finals last season.
Last week, the Los Angeles Clippers traded away star point guard Chris Paul and along with him went unfulfilled accomplishments that never happened, most notably, never making it to the Western Conference Finals. Now as he enters his 13th season as a member of the Houston Rockets alongside star James Harden and possibly Carmelo Anthony […]
24 hours after falling to the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals – J.R Smith is wasting no time looking for help to try and conquer that heavily stacked team in the Western Conference. The 31-year-old guard liked an Instagram picture that featured Carmelo Anthony, his friend and former teammate, edited into […]
Ever since Zaza Pachulia’s dangerous closeout on Kawhi Leonard that injured him in the Western Conference Finals, every play that even looks like what he did is put under a microscope. During the 3rd quarter of Game 2 of the NBA Finals, Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith jumped in late to contest a shot from Kevin Durant […]
Pachulia missed all of the final two Western Conference finals games with a sore right heel.
Nashville is no longer a defense-only franchise. Hello! It’s time for the Stanley Cup Final. Yes, I know. This makes no sense. The Nashville Predators are in the Stanley Cup Final. They won the Western Conference. Not the Los Angeles Kings or Chicago Blackhawks, who’ve represented that conference in the Cup Final five of the last eight seasons. Show More Summary
The Spurs will never know how competitive they might have been against the Warriors with a healthy Kawhi Leonard in the Western Conference finals. But it would be very reasonable for San Antonio, which finished six games behind Golden State in the regular season before getting swept in the playoffs, to conclude that it needs […]
The smoke is beginning to clear on the 2017 NBA Finals picture. The Golden State Warriors proudly marched over a wounded San Antonio Spurs team for a third sweep in their postseason run to take the Western Conference championship. Meanwhile...Show More Summary
Preds captain has three more days to recover from a hit to the head sustained in the Western Conference finals
The Warriors swept the Spurs on Monday, but Pop says it was more than just roster makeup that decided the series. After the San Antonio Spurs got swept out of their Western Conference Finals matchup against the Golden State WarriorsShow More Summary
Spurs star Manu Ginobili was swept away by the emotions of a sold-out crowd serenading him with chants of "Manu, Manu" and rising as one for a standing ovation in the closing minutes of the Western Conference Finals
Zaza Pachulia made headlines for all the wrong reasons early in the Western Conference Finals, but hopefully this video will bring a little levity to his presence in the next round. Basking in their elimination of the Spurs, the Warriors donned the requisite Conference Champ hats in the press room after the game, and Zaza…had […]
The Golden State Warriors won the Western Conference Finals on Monday night. After the game the team was presented with new hats. None of (...)
Zaza Pachulia had a unique problem when the Warriors won the Western Conference finals — he couldn’t find a hat big enough to fit his massive head. Stephen Curry was in the middle of an interview on SportsCenter and got to witness it...Show More Summary
The Nashville Predators beat the Anaheim Ducks by a score of 6-3 Monday Night in Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals. With the win, Nashville ended the series and punched their ticket to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in franchise history. Show More Summary